24 Apr '13, 7pm

A Look at the Absence of Signature Sneakers in the NFL

A Look at the Absence of Signature Sneakers in the NFL

Young men across the nation have worked the majority of their lives for a chance to have their named called by the commissioner during the NFL Draft . Newly minted professional football players will place their signatures on everything from trading cards to contracts. One signature that is often absent, however, is a signature shoe. Of course, football is played in cleats and turf shoes as opposed to most other sports using sneakers, but in the age of trainer adaptations, it is still a wonder that more NFL players do not receive a sneaker of their own. With the 2013 NFL Draft beginning tomorrow, we at Nice Kicks wanted to take a look at some possible reasons why there has been a general lack of signature sneakers in the NFL, and why this trend may be changing. Bo Jackson was one of the first NFL athletes with a signature shoe in the late ’80s The game of football is one th...

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